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Fluid Phase Behavior for Conventional and Unconventional Oil and Gas Reservoirs

Fluid Phase Behavior for Conventional and Unconventional Oil and Gas Reservoirs Book
Author : Alireza Bahadori
Publisher : Gulf Professional Publishing
Release : 2016-11-24
ISBN : 0128034467
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Fluid Phase Behavior for Conventional and Unconventional Oil and Gas Reservoirs delivers information on the role of PVT (pressure-volume-temperature) tests/data in various aspects, in particular reserve estimation, reservoir modeling, flow assurance, and enhanced oil recovery for both conventional and unconventional reservoirs. This must-have reference also prepares engineers on the importance of PVT tests, how to evaluate the data, develop an effective management plan for flow assurance, and gain perspective of flow characterization, with a particular focus on shale oil, shale gas, gas hydrates, and tight oil making. This book is a critical resource for today’s reservoir engineer, helping them effectively manage and maximize a company’s oil and gas reservoir assets. Provides tactics on reservoir phase behavior and dynamics with new information on shale oil and gas hydrates Helps readers Improve on the effect of salt concentration and application to C02-Acid Gas Disposal with content on water-hydrocarbon systems Provides practical experience with PVT and tuning of EOS with additional online excel spreadsheet examples

Petroleum Fluid Phase Behavior

Petroleum Fluid Phase Behavior Book
Author : Raj Deo Tewari,Abhijit Y. Dandekar,Jaime Moreno Ortiz
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2019-01-11
ISBN : 1351857223
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book deals with complex fluid characterization of oil and gas reservoirs, emphasizing the importance of PVT parameters for practical application in reservoir simulation and management. It covers modeling of PVT parameters, QA/QC of PVT data from lab studies, EOS modeling, PVT simulation and compositional grading and variation. It describes generation of data for reservoir engineering calculations in view of limited and unreliable data and techniques like downhole fluid analysis and photophysics of reservoir fluids. It discusses behavior of unconventional reservoirs, particularly for difficult resources like shale gas, shale oil, coalbed methane, reservoirs, heavy and extra heavy oils.

Fundamentals of Enhanced Oil and Gas Recovery from Conventional and Unconventional Reservoirs

Fundamentals of Enhanced Oil and Gas Recovery from Conventional and Unconventional Reservoirs Book
Author : Alireza Bahadori
Publisher : Gulf Professional Publishing
Release : 2018-08-18
ISBN : 0128130288
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Fundamentals of Enhanced Oil and Gas Recovery from Conventional and Unconventional Reservoirs delivers the proper foundation on all types of currently utilized and upcoming enhanced oil recovery, including methods used in emerging unconventional reservoirs. Going beyond traditional secondary methods, this reference includes advanced water-based EOR methods which are becoming more popular due to CO2 injection methods used in EOR and methods specific to target shale oil and gas activity. Rounding out with a chapter devoted to optimizing the application and economy of EOR methods, the book brings reservoir and petroleum engineers up-to-speed on the latest studies to apply. Enhanced oil recovery continues to grow in technology, and with ongoing unconventional reservoir activity underway, enhanced oil recovery methods of many kinds will continue to gain in studies and scientific advancements. Reservoir engineers currently have multiple outlets to gain knowledge and are in need of one product go-to reference. Explains enhanced oil recovery methods, focusing specifically on those used for unconventional reservoirs Includes real-world case studies and examples to further illustrate points Creates a practical and theoretical foundation with multiple contributors from various backgrounds Includes a full range of the latest and future methods for enhanced oil recovery, including chemical, waterflooding, CO2 injection and thermal

Reservoir Engineering

Reservoir Engineering Book
Author : Abdus Satter,Ghulam M. Iqbal
Publisher : Gulf Professional Publishing
Release : 2015-09-22
ISBN : 0128005238
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Reservoir Engineering focuses on the fundamental concepts related to the development of conventional and unconventional reservoirs and how these concepts are applied in the oil and gas industry to meet both economic and technical challenges. Written in easy to understand language, the book provides valuable information regarding present-day tools, techniques, and technologies and explains best practices on reservoir management and recovery approaches. Various reservoir workflow diagrams presented in the book provide a clear direction to meet the challenges of the profession. As most reservoir engineering decisions are based on reservoir simulation, a chapter is devoted to introduce the topic in lucid fashion. The addition of practical field case studies make Reservoir Engineering a valuable resource for reservoir engineers and other professionals in helping them implement a comprehensive plan to produce oil and gas based on reservoir modeling and economic analysis, execute a development plan, conduct reservoir surveillance on a continuous basis, evaluate reservoir performance, and apply corrective actions as necessary. Connects key reservoir fundamentals to modern engineering applications Bridges the conventional methods to the unconventional, showing the differences between the two processes Offers field case studies and workflow diagrams to help the reservoir professional and student develop and sharpen management skills for both conventional and unconventional reservoirs

Study of Fluid Behavior and PVT Properties of Hydrocarbons in Shale Reservoirs Using Molecular Simulations

Study of Fluid Behavior and PVT Properties of Hydrocarbons in Shale Reservoirs Using Molecular Simulations Book
Author : Termpan Pitakbunkate
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2015
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Reservoir studies are crucial for field development plans. The level of the studies ranges from analogies to fully integrated production modeling. Numerical reservoir simulation is a tool to predict how fluid will flow in the reservoirs. It is developed based on the continuity equation, flow equation, and equation of state. The continuity equation is basically conservation of mass. Darcy's law is a fundamental equation to describe fluid flow in a porous media (i.e. oil and gas reservoirs). Fluid properties in the reservoirs are calculated from the equation of state. This concept has been implemented to predict reservoir performance for over centuries and it works flawlessly for conventional reservoirs (i.e. sandstone and carbonate reservoirs). In the past decade, shale reservoirs became resources of future energy in the U.S. Shale reservoirs are unconventional reservoirs as their permeability is ultra-low and common pore sizes are in nanoscale level. Recent studies/research in the oil and gas industry mainly focus on explaining fluid flow behavior in the shale reservoirs. Some studies have been done in the oil and gas industry to describe how hydrocarbons are stored and flow through ultra-small pores in the shale reservoirs. Most of these studies were derived by borrowing and modifying techniques used for conventional reservoirs. Fluid properties in shale reservoirs are one of the keys to improve the accuracy of reservoir simulators. The common pore size distribution of the shale reservoirs is approximately 1-20 nm. In such confined spaces the interactions between the walls of the container (i.e. the shale and kerogen) and the contained fluids (i.e. the hydrocarbon fluids and water) may exert significant influence on the localized phase behavior. We believe this is due to the fact that the orientation and distribution of fluid molecules in the confined space are different from those of the bulk fluid; causing changes in the localized thermodynamic properties. This study provides a detailed account of the changes of PVT properties and phase behavior in a synthetic shale reservoir for pure hydrocarbons and their mixtures. Grand Canonical Monte Carlo (GCMC) simulations are performed to study the effect of confinement on the fluid properties and Molecular Dynamics (MD) simulations are performed to simulate movements of fluid molecules in a confined system and validate the conclusions obtained from the GCMC simulations. A graphite slab made of two layers is used to represent kerogen in the shale reservoirs. The separation between the two layers, representing a kerogen pore, is varied from 1 nm to 10 nm to observe the changes in the hydrocarbon fluid properties. We delivered phase diagrams and critical properties of pure hydrocarbons and phase diagrams of their mixtures. In addition, the deviations in the fluid densities in the confined space from those of the bulk fluids at reservoirs conditions were provided. The electronic version of this dissertation is accessible from http://hdl.handle.net/1969.1/155675

Shale Gas and Tight Oil Reservoir Simulation

Shale Gas and Tight Oil Reservoir Simulation Book
Author : Wei Yu,Kamy Sepehrnoori
Publisher : Gulf Professional Publishing
Release : 2018-08-10
ISBN : 0128138696
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Shale Gas and Tight Oil Reservoir Simulation delivers the latest research and applications used to better manage and interpret simulating production from shale gas and tight oil reservoirs. Starting with basic fundamentals, the book then includes real field data that will not only generate reliable reserve estimation, but also predict the effective range of reservoir and fracture properties through multiple history matching solutions. Also included are new insights into the numerical modelling of CO2 injection for enhanced oil recovery in tight oil reservoirs. This information is critical for a better understanding of the impacts of key reservoir properties and complex fractures. Models the well performance of shale gas and tight oil reservoirs with complex fracture geometries Teaches how to perform sensitivity studies, history matching, production forecasts, and economic optimization for shale-gas and tight-oil reservoirs Helps readers investigate data mining techniques, including the introduction of nonparametric smoothing models

Unconventional Oil and Gas Resources Handbook

Unconventional Oil and Gas Resources Handbook Book
Author : Y Zee Ma,Stephen Holditch
Publisher : Gulf Professional Publishing
Release : 2015-10-06
ISBN : 0128025360
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Unconventional Oil and Gas Resources Handbook: Evaluation and Development is a must-have, helpful handbook that brings a wealth of information to engineers and geoscientists. Bridging between subsurface and production, the handbook provides engineers and geoscientists with effective methodology to better define resources and reservoirs. Better reservoir knowledge and innovative technologies are making unconventional resources economically possible, and multidisciplinary approaches in evaluating these resources are critical to successful development. Unconventional Oil and Gas Resources Handbook takes this approach, covering a wide range of topics for developing these resources including exploration, evaluation, drilling, completion, and production. Topics include theory, methodology, and case histories and will help to improve the understanding,integrated evaluation, and effective development of unconventional resources. Presents methods for a full development cycle of unconventional resources, from exploration through production Explores multidisciplinary integrations for evaluation and development of unconventional resources and covers a broad range of reservoir characterization methods and development scenarios Delivers balanced information with multiple contributors from both academia and industry Provides case histories involving geological analysis, geomechanical analysis, reservoir modeling, hydraulic fracturing treatment, microseismic monitoring, well performance and refracturing for development of unconventional reservoirs

Unconventional Hydrocarbon Resources

Unconventional Hydrocarbon Resources Book
Author : Reza Barati,Mustafa M. Alhubail
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2020-11-11
ISBN : 1119420490
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A comprehensive textbook presenting techniques for the analysis and characterization of shale plays Significant reserves of hydrocarbons cannot be extracted using conventional methods. Improvements in techniques such as horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing have increased access to unconventional hydrocarbon resources, ushering in the “shale boom” and disrupting the energy sector. Unconventional Hydrocarbon Resources: Techniques for Reservoir Engineering Analysis covers the geochemistry, petrophysics, geomechanics, and economics of unconventional shale oil plays. The text uses a step-by-step approach to demonstrate industry-standard workflows for calculating resource volume and optimizing the extraction process. Volume highlights include: Methods for rock and fluid characterization of unconventional shale plays A workflow for analyzing wells with stimulated reservoir volume regions An unconventional approach to understanding of fluid flow through porous media A comprehensive summary of discoveries of massive shale resources worldwide Data from Eagle Ford, Woodford, Wolfcamp, and The Bakken shale plays Examples, homework assignments, projects, and access to supplementary online resources Hands-on teaching materials for use in petroleum engineering software applications The American Geophysical Union promotes discovery in Earth and space science for the benefit of humanity. Its publications disseminate scientific knowledge and provide resources for researchers, students, and professionals.

Unconventional Tight Reservoir Simulation Theory Technology and Practice

Unconventional Tight Reservoir Simulation  Theory  Technology and Practice Book
Author : Qiquan Ran
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release : 2020-08-14
ISBN : 9813298480
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book systematically introduces readers to the simulation theory and techniques of multiple media for unconventional tight reservoirs. It summarizes the macro/microscopic heterogeneities; the features of multiscale multiple media; the characteristics of complex fluid properties; the occurrence state of continental tight oil and gas reservoirs in China; and the complex flow characteristics and coupled production mechanism under unconventional development patterns. It also discusses the simulation theory of multiple media for unconventional tight oil and gas reservoirs; mathematic model of flow through discontinuous multiple media; geological modeling of discrete multiscale multiple media; and the simulation of multiscale, multiphase flow regimes and multiple media. In addition to the practical application of simulation and software for unconventional tight oil and gas, it also explores the development trends and prospects of simulation technology. The book is of interest to scientific researchers and technicians engaged in the development of oil and gas reservoirs, and serves as a reference resource for advanced graduate students in fields related to petroleum.

Shale Oil and Gas Production Processes

Shale Oil and Gas Production Processes Book
Author : James G. Speight
Publisher : Gulf Professional Publishing
Release : 2019-11-18
ISBN : 0128133325
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Shale Oil and Gas Production Processes delivers the basics on current production technologies and the processing and refining of shale oil. Starting with the potential of formations and then proceeding to production and completion, this foundational resource also dives into the chemical and physical nature of the precursor of oil shale, kerogen, to help users understand and optimize its properties in shale. Rounding out with reporting, in situ retorting, refining and environmental aspects, this book gives engineers and managers a strong starting point on how to manage the challenges and processes necessary for the further development of these complex resources. Helps readers grasp current research on production from shale formations, including properties and composition Fill in the gaps between research and practical application, including discussions of existing literature Includes a glossary to help readers fully understand key concepts

Deep Shale Oil and Gas

Deep Shale Oil and Gas Book
Author : James G. Speight
Publisher : Gulf Professional Publishing
Release : 2016-09-10
ISBN : 0128030984
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Natural gas and crude oil production from hydrocarbon rich deep shale formations is one of the most quickly expanding trends in domestic oil and gas exploration. Vast new natural gas and oil resources are being discovered every year across North America and one of those new resources comes from the development of deep shale formations, typically located many thousands of feet below the surface of the Earth in tight, low permeability formations. Deep Shale Oil and Gas provides an introduction to shale gas resources as well as offer a basic understanding of the geomechanical properties of shale, the need for hydraulic fracturing, and an indication of shale gas processing. The book also examines the issues regarding the nature of shale gas development, the potential environmental impacts, and the ability of the current regulatory structure to deal with these issues. Deep Shale Oil and Gas delivers a useful reference that today’s petroleum and natural gas engineer can use to make informed decisions about meeting and managing the challenges they may face in the development of these resources. Clarifies all the basic information needed to quickly understand today’s deeper shale oil and gas industry, horizontal drilling, fracture fluids chemicals needed, and completions Addresses critical coverage on water treatment in shale, and important and evolving technology Practical handbook with real-world case shale plays discussed, especially the up-and-coming deeper areas of shale development

Transport in Shale Reservoirs

Transport in Shale Reservoirs Book
Author : Kun Sang Lee,Tae Hong Kim
Publisher : Gulf Professional Publishing
Release : 2019-02-20
ISBN : 0128178612
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Transport in Shale Reservoirs fills the need for a necessary, integrative approach on shale reservoirs. It delivers both the fundamental theories of transport in shale reservoirs and the most recent advancements in the recovery of shale oil and gas in one convenient reference. Shale reservoirs have distinctive features dissimilar to those of conventional reservoirs, thus an accurate evaluation on the behavior of shale gas reservoirs requires an integrated understanding on their characteristics and the transport of reservoir and fluids. Updates on the various transport mechanisms in shale, such as molecular diffusion and phase behavior in nano-pores Applies theory to practice through simulation in both shale oil and gas Presents an up-to-date reference on remaining challenges, such as organic material in the shale simulation and multicomponent transport in CO2 injection processes

Fundamentals of Enhanced Oil Recovery Methods for Unconventional Oil Reservoirs

Fundamentals of Enhanced Oil Recovery Methods for Unconventional Oil Reservoirs Book
Author : Dheiaa Alfarge,Mingzhen Wei,Baojun Bai
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2020-09-18
ISBN : 0128183446
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Fundamentals of Enhanced Oil Recovery Methods for Unconventional Oil Reservoirs, Volume 67 provides important guidance on which EOR methods work in shale and tight oil reservoirs. This book helps readers learn the main fluid and rock properties of shale and tight reservoirs—which are the main target for EOR techniques—and understand the physical and chemical mechanisms for the injected EOR fluids to enhance oil recovery in shale and tight oil reservoirs. The book explains the effects of complex hydraulic fractures and natural fractures on the performance of each EOR technique. The book describes the parameters affecting obtained oil recovery by injecting different EOR methods in both the microscopic and macroscopic levels of ULR. This book also provides proxy models to associate the functionality of the improved oil recovery by injecting different EOR methods with different operating parameters, rock, and fluid properties. The book provides profesasionals working in the petroleum industry the know-how to conduct a successful project for different EOR methods in shale plays, while it also helps academics and students in understanding the basics and principles that make the performance of EOR methods so different in conventional reservoirs and unconventional formations. Provides a general workflow for how to conduct a successful project for different EOR methods in these shale plays Provides general guidelines for how to select the best EOR method according to the reservoir characteristics and wells stimulation criteria Explains the basics and principles that make the performance of EOR methods so different in conventional reservoirs versus unconventional formations

Optimazation of hydraulic fracturing in tight gas reservoirs with alternative fluid

Optimazation of hydraulic fracturing in tight gas reservoirs with alternative fluid Book
Author : Faisal Mehmood
Publisher : Cuvillier Verlag
Release : 2021-07-26
ISBN : 3736964722
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Due to the finite nature of petroleum resources and depletion of conventional reservoirs, the exploitation of unconventional resources has been a key to meeting world energy needs. Natural gas, a cleaner fossil fuel compared to oil and coal, has an increasing role in the energy mix. It is expected that the peak global natural gas production will remain between 3.7-6.1 trillion m3 per year between 2019 and 2060. Therefore, addressing the technical challenges posed by reservoir exploitation technologies in an environmentally responsible manner is critical for efficient energy production and energy secure of the world.

Heavy Oils

Heavy Oils Book
Author : Satinder Chopra
Publisher : SEG Books
Release : 2010
ISBN : 1560802227
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Download Heavy Oils book written by Satinder Chopra, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Improved Reservoir Models and Production Forecasting Techniques for Multi Stage Fractured Hydrocarbon Wells

Improved Reservoir Models and Production Forecasting Techniques for Multi Stage Fractured Hydrocarbon Wells Book
Author : Ruud Weijermars,Wei Yu,Aadi Khanal
Publisher : MDPI
Release : 2019-12-12
ISBN : 3039218921
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

The massive increase in energy demand and the related rapid development of unconventional reservoirs has opened up exciting new energy supply opportunities along with new, seemingly intractable engineering and research challenges. The energy industry has primarily depended on a heuristic approach—rather than a systematic approach—to optimize and tackle the various challenges when developing new and improving the performance of existing unconventional reservoirs. Industry needs accurate estimations of well production performance and of the cumulative estimated ultimate reserves, accounting for uncertainty. This Special Issue presents 10 original and high-quality research articles related to the modeling of unconventional reservoirs, which showcase advanced methods for fractured reservoir simulation, and improved production forecasting techniques.

Multiphase Fluid Flow in Porous and Fractured Reservoirs

Multiphase Fluid Flow in Porous and Fractured Reservoirs Book
Author : Yu-Shu Wu
Publisher : Gulf Professional Publishing
Release : 2015-09-23
ISBN : 0128039116
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Multiphase Fluid Flow in Porous and Fractured Reservoirs discusses the process of modeling fluid flow in petroleum and natural gas reservoirs, a practice that has become increasingly complex thanks to multiple fractures in horizontal drilling and the discovery of more unconventional reservoirs and resources. The book updates the reservoir engineer of today with the latest developments in reservoir simulation by combining a powerhouse of theory, analytical, and numerical methods to create stronger verification and validation modeling methods, ultimately improving recovery in stagnant and complex reservoirs. Going beyond the standard topics in past literature, coverage includes well treatment, Non-Newtonian fluids and rheological models, multiphase fluid coupled with geomechanics in reservoirs, and modeling applications for unconventional petroleum resources. The book equips today’s reservoir engineer and modeler with the most relevant tools and knowledge to establish and solidify stronger oil and gas recovery. Delivers updates on recent developments in reservoir simulation such as modeling approaches for multiphase flow simulation of fractured media and unconventional reservoirs Explains analytical solutions and approaches as well as applications to modeling verification for today’s reservoir problems, such as evaluating saturation and pressure profiles and recovery factors or displacement efficiency Utilize practical codes and programs featured from online companion website

Standard Handbook of Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering

Standard Handbook of Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering Book
Author : William Lyons,Gary J Plisga, BS,Michael Lorenz
Publisher : Gulf Professional Publishing
Release : 2015-12-08
ISBN : 0123838479
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Standard Handbook of Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering, Third Edition, provides you with the best, state-of-the-art coverage for every aspect of petroleum and natural gas engineering. With thousands of illustrations and 1,600 information-packed pages, this handbook is a handy and valuable reference. Written by dozens of leading industry experts and academics, the book provides the best, most comprehensive source of petroleum engineering information available. Now in an easy-to-use single volume format, this classic is one of the true "must haves" in any petroleum or natural gas engineer's library. A classic for over 65 years, this book is the most comprehensive source for the newest developments, advances, and procedures in the oil and gas industry. New to this edition are materials covering everything from drilling and production to the economics of the oil patch. Updated sections include: underbalanced drilling; integrated reservoir management; and environmental health and safety. The sections on natural gas have been updated with new sections on natural gas liquefaction processing, natural gas distribution, and transport. Additionally there are updated and new sections on offshore equipment and operations, subsea connection systems, production control systems, and subsea control systems. Standard Handbook of Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering, Third Edition, is a one-stop training tool for any new petroleum engineer or veteran looking for a daily practical reference. Presents new and updated sections in drilling and production Covers all calculations, tables, and equations for every day petroleum engineers Features new sections on today's unconventional resources and reservoirs

Fundamentals of Gas Shale Reservoirs

Fundamentals of Gas Shale Reservoirs Book
Author : Reza Rezaee
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2015-04-20
ISBN : 1118645790
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download Fundamentals of Gas Shale Reservoirs book written by Reza Rezaee, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Petrophysical Characterization and Fluids Transport in Unconventional Reservoirs

Petrophysical Characterization and Fluids Transport in Unconventional Reservoirs Book
Author : Jianchao Cai,Xiangyun Hu
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2019-01-24
ISBN : 0128172894
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Petrophysical Characterization and Fluids Transport in Unconventional Reservoirs presents a comprehensive look at these new methods and technologies for the petrophysical characterization of unconventional reservoirs, including recent theoretical advances and modeling on fluids transport in unconventional reservoirs. The book is a valuable tool for geoscientists and engineers working in academia and industry. Many novel technologies and approaches, including petrophysics, multi-scale modelling, rock reconstruction and upscaling approaches are discussed, along with the challenge of the development of unconventional reservoirs and the mechanism of multi-phase/multi-scale flow and transport in these structures. Includes both practical and theoretical research for the characterization of unconventional reservoirs Covers the basic approaches and mechanisms for enhanced recovery techniques in unconventional reservoirs Presents the latest research in the fluid transport processes in unconventional reservoirs